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Risch & Idaho Commerce Launch Third Annual Support Local Gems Initiative

Contact:Marty Cozza (Risch)Marissa Morrison (Little) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 2, 2022 Risch & Idaho Commerce Launch Third Annual Support Local Gems Initiative Idahoans are encouraged to support small businesses on Friday, May 6th, 2022 BOISE, Idaho – Today, U.S. Senator for Idaho Jim Risch and the Idaho Department of Commerce relaunched the third annual Support Local Gems

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Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (April 28, 2022) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Garden City in The Riverside Hotel ballroom (2900 W. Chinden Blvd.) on Thursday, May 5, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. (MDT). On

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Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel Council

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Commerce-Tourism Development208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel CouncilThe Idaho Travel Council advises Idaho Commerce on tourism policy and grant awards BOISE, Idaho (April 26, 2022) — Governor Brad Little has appointed Tim Johnson to the Idaho Travel Council (ITC). He will represent Region 7

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Risch, Idaho Commerce Lead Holiday Revival of Initiative to Help Idaho Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In an effort to support Idaho’s small businesses, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and the Idaho Department of Commerce today announced the return of the second annual Support Local Gems: All Season Long initiative. Support Local Gems: All Season Long is a holiday revival of the statewide  Support Local Gems public awareness campaign that encourages Idahoans to support the

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Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Seeks Applicants for Idaho Travel Council BOISE, Idaho (November 29, 2021)—Governor Brad Little and the Idaho Department of Commerce are seeking applicants for the Idaho Travel Council. Council vacancies are open to residents of Region 4, which includes Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls

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Idaho Travel Council Announces November Special Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces November Special Meeting BOISE, Idaho (November 22, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually on Webex on Monday, November 29, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (MST). Guests may attend in-person at Idaho Commerce in the Sawtooth meeting room (Joe R. Williams Building, 700 W.

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Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (September 27, 2021) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Garden City at The Riverside Hotel (2900 W Chinden Blvd.) on Monday, October 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MDT). The Council will hear reports from Idaho Commerce,

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New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council BOISE, Idaho (September 13, 2021) — Governor Brad Little

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Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference BOISE, Idaho (August 30, 2021) — Idaho Tourism received high praise at the annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held earlier this month by winning the National Council of State Tourism Directors

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